Monday, February 4, 2013
It was a thrilling evening, with a close game, great entertainment -- and a 34-minute power outage.
Super Bowl 2013 provided a thrilling ending Sunday (February 3) to the pro football season, with the Baltimore Ravens holding off the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 to win the NFL title in New Orleans. Not until a fourth-down pass from the 49ers' Colin Kaepernick was incomplete in the end zone in the final two minutes was the game effectively decided. The 49ers were trailing 34-29 at that point. Early in the second half, Baltimore had led 28-6, but a power outage in the Superdome halted play for about 30 minutes, and seemed to give San Francisco a chance to regroup. Here is what some key media outlets are reporting about Sunday's game and key aspects: -- How did you like the 2013 Super Bowl? What were your favorite commercials? Did you enjoy …
One Fantasy Football website owner thinks so, and so far more than 13,000 people agree.
Monday, February 4
According to a petition on the White House website, more than 111 million American citizens watched the Super Bowl last year. So what does that do to the Monday following? Apparently it leaves it very unproductive for American businesses. The Fantasy Football website 4for4.com thinks the most logical thing to do would be to just go ahead and make it a national holiday. The public's help is being sought to do so. A petition drive was launched on the White House website on Jan. 24, 2013 to this effect. The petition reads: In 2012, an estimated 111 million American citizens watched the Super Bowl, making it the most-viewed television broadcast in history and one of the largest location-independent gatherings of American people to date. We at…
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Capture the essence of New Orleans by serving healthy Cajun and Creole-themed foods for the Super Bowl.
Saturday, February 2
By Ian Lee, HealthCastle.com This year's Super Bowl is in New Orleans. Most Americans may not travel all the way to the Big Easy to watch the game, but anyone can capture the essence of the region by serving Cajun and Creole-themed foods. Classic Louisiana foods tend to be heavy on fat, calories, and sodium, but some simple variations can help cut down on post-game regret. Dietitian Gloria Tsang examined five of the "best-known New Orleans food items" to create simple suggestions for lightening up the classic recipes. "Louisiana's rich food culture gives Super Bowl fans lots of options for regionally appropriate Super Bowl party foods," Tsang said in a press release. "We just tweaked them so that they work as healthier snacks while …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Here's some additional facts about Sunday's big game you may not know.
Friday, February 1
Watching the Super Bowl with friends can leave a lot of us feeling like information haves and have-nots. While some of us have been following the teams, their players, strategy, and statistics since the day we were born, others at least know who the quarterbacks are and that they are the ones who throw the ball. Whether you're looking to impress the sports nerds in the room with a few of your own facts, or you're simply a true connoisseur of arguably useless knowledge, here's some fun trivia for you about Super Bowl 2013. Five Fun Facts About the Super Bowl So who will come out with the title? Finally, here's some actual useful knowledge to have heading into Sunday. Who: The Ravens vs. The 49ers Kickoff Time: Sunday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Checking online reports leading up to Sunday's game between Baltimore and San Francisco.
Wednesday, January 30
The Super Bowl will be televised Sunday, February 3, at 6:30 p.m. on CBS. --- With the Super Bowl just four days away, there's already plenty of news about both the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers. And controversy already has developed, as a published report says that star Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis may have used a banned substance to help him heal from an injury that he suffered in October. According to reports, a story in SI.com suggested that Lewis' return may have been aided by a banned substance -- IGF-1, a substance found in deer antlers that reportedly stimulates muscle growth. The report says that shortly after suffering the injury, Lewis placed a call to the co-owner of a company called S.W.A.T.S., "Sports With …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
The big game is Sunday, Feb. 5. Will you be cheering for the Patriots or the Giants?
Saturday, February 4, 2012
As most every man, woman and child in the country knows by now, Super Bowl 2012 is Sunday, Feb. 5. The New York Giants and the New England Patriots will square off to see who takes home the title of Super Bowl XLVI champion. Over the years, the Super Bowl has become a national sports extravaganza. USA Today reports spending on Super Bowl related activities is expected to top $11 billion this year. According to Fox News, more than 100 million people are expected to watch the game -- and perhaps even more importantly -- the commercials, which Forbes reports hit a record high cost this year of $3.5 million for a 30-second spot. So, in short, whether you are a football fan or not, the game is a pretty big deal. So what do you think - who …
Chili-Cheese dip is a quick and easy addition to serve at your gathering.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
The Super Bowl Sunday is just a day away and what would a game day party be without great snacks? Here's a chili-cheese dip that both Giants and Patriots fans will enjoy. Ingredients: 1 8-ounce package of cream cheese, softened (can use light or fat-free if desired) 1 4-ounce can of green chiles 1 medium yellow onion, chopped and sauteed until the onions are clear and slightly browned 1 15-ounce can chili with beans (I use low fat turkey chili) 1 cup shredded cheddar or pepper jack cheese (reduced fat cheese will also work) 1 4-ounce can of diced jalepenos Directions: Layer the ingredients in the order listed in an 8x8 casserole dish coated with cooking spray. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve …